Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

Sakshi sat there in front of me, tears rolling down her cheeks as she narrated her past experience. I was surprised that, even 3 years after her childbirth, the wounds were, still so raw.  I can’t look at photos of my son from his first year. It brings back memories of the darkness I went …

Pre-Conception Counselling

Pre-Conception Counselling

Infertility is on rise in India. Current Statistics have revealed that 27.5 million couples actively seeking children suffer from infertility; affecting both men and women equally.  At least 10-15 percent of married couples are experiencing fertility issues at some point. One in 2 millennials are delaying having family and think they can conceive later. 54% …

Pre Menstrual Syndrome

Pre Menstrual Syndrome

Hi and welcome to my podcast, The Fertility, Motherhood and Wellness show – True stories with Dr Rajeev. Through this podcast I will be dealing with issues related to Fertility, safe motherhood practices as well as women’s health.  Our mental wellbeing is dependent on so many social, economic and workplace factors. If our mind is …

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections Hi and welcome to my podcast, The Fertility, Motherhood and Wellness show – True stories with Dr Rajeev. Through this podcast I will be dealing with issues related to Fertility, safe motherhood practices as well as women’s health.  I have very vivid memories of my early years of practise. This is …

Vaginismus

Aparna sat across my desk and said Vaginismus is an isolating monster. That’s about the best way I can describe it. It makes you feel alone in a situation that no one understands, broken and unable to be fixed, helpless despite countless attempts, and betrayed by your own body.  You feel frustrated that while with …

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Reena always felt tired, no matter how well she slept. Weight had started creeping up despite she practically starving herself. Cycles were getting delayed, her previously clear face had started breaking out into pimples. There were days when she didn’t know ,why but she just felt sad. What was happening to her…..everybody wondered……while the cysts …

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

For time immemorial, and definitely immortalized by our movies, Sheela or the lady by any other name had to either faint or have nausea for the entire family to declare Mubarak ho, bahu maa banne wali hai.  In today’s podcast we are going to discuss a problem that common, physiological, irritating and when excessive can …

Menopause

menopause

Leena is 45. She’s excited to be starting a new phase of her life as her children leave home and she has more time for her other interests. She’s looking forward to traveling and taking a computer class. ………….But recent health changes have been getting in the way of her plans. Leena has been having …

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